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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Finnan

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  1. Haddock usually baked but sometimes broiled with lots of butter

Notable Persons With the Last Name Finnan

Steve Finnan is a soccer player for the Wimbledon F.C., Welling United F.C., Birmingham City F.C., Notts County F.C., Fulham F.C., Liverpool F.C., RCD Espanyol, Portsmouth F.C., and Republic of Ireland national football team. Steve was born on April 24th, 1976 in Limerick, Ireland.


Aengus Finnan is a folk music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1999. Aengus was born on January 31st, 1972 in Dublin.


Connie was born on May 20th, 1962 in Republic of Ireland.


He was most active from 1948 to 1953. Frank was born on September 23rd, 1897 in The Rocks, Sydney. He left this life on March 21st, 1966.


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International Interest for Finnan

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Popularity of Finnan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Finnan U.S.
  White 95.63% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.53% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.97% 16.26%

Of Last Name Finnan

People with the last name Finnan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Finnan

  • How Popular is the name Finnan? Finnan is the 46,712th most popular name of all time. As a last name Finnan was the 46,487th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Finnan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 52 babies born with the first name Finnan in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Finnan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Finnan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Finnan is Sunday, February 17th, 1918.
  • What year had the most people named Finnan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Finnan was in 2008 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Finnan: Your name in reverse order is Nannif. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nnniaf. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Finnan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 458 people with the last name Finnan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Finnan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Finnan as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.